Statistical reanalysis of the distinction between Spirocamallanus istiblenni and S. monotaxis (Nematoda: Camallanidae).

@article{Rigby2001StatisticalRO,
  title={Statistical reanalysis of the distinction between Spirocamallanus istiblenni and S. monotaxis (Nematoda: Camallanidae).},
  author={Mark C. Rigby and William F Font},
  journal={The Journal of parasitology},
  year={2001},
  volume={87 5},
  pages={1210-3}
}
In the central Pacific, the nematodes Spirocamallanus istiblenni and S. monotaxis (Camallanidae) are common intestinal parasites of coral reef fishes. The 2 worm species are encountered in hosts in similar environments and are very similar morphologically. In recent published redescriptions. only 1 character was found to differ between the 2 species. Because that character had not previously been examined among worms of this family and because the original authors did not statistically test… CONTINUE READING